School Board held regular meeting March 19
March 19, 2012
The Gettysburg Board of Education held their regular meeting on the above
date in the Elementary Library. Present were the following: Kay Schmidt,
Matt Cronin, Tom Fairbanks, Kevin Geditz, Paul Kellogg, Ryan Lake, and Rose
Schatz. Also present were Brian Doherty, Wendy Smith, Barb Everson, Kim
Goebel, Jay Berglund, Jamie Cronin, Patty Stoner, Cathy Larson, Mary Quiett,
Katie Larson, April Hobert, Julie Williams, Sara Wuttke, Bethany Wuttke,
Vern Smith, Bill Lehman, Kim Schweiss, Jenna Schweiss, Hayden Simon, Mitch
Hinckley, Cole Geditz, Jace Everson, Steven Senyak, Anna Cronin, Brooke
Kirby, Eric Worth, and Scott Sikkink from HKG.
The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Board President Schmidt called the meeting to order.
Board President Schmidt read correspondence from ASBSD and resignations from
Ellen Logan, Assistant GBB coach, and Dixie Marlette, Band teacher.
Motion by Lake, second by Geditz to approve the agenda with the following
addition: Resignations. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Schatz, second by Kellogg to approve the following consent agenda:
approve the minutes of the February 13, 2012 regular board meeting; approve
the financial reports: approve the March 9, 2012 claims: and declare surplus
and obsolete the items due to being outdated and to be disposed of properly.
All present voted aye. Motion carried. The list of obsolete items is on
file in the Business Office. Cronin acknowledges conflict of interest with
claims to John Deere Financial and J&B¹s Quickstop and his aye vote does not
include these items.
MARCH 9, 2012 CLAIMS
PRESENTED FOR PAYMENT
MDU, $117.76, ELECTRICITY/BUS GARAGE; VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS, 219.65,
COMMUNICATIONS; WRIGHT EXPRESS, 9.00, MONTHLY GAS CARD FEE; AUTOMATIC
BUILDING CONTROLS, 300.00, ANNUAL FIRE ALARM MONITOR FEE; BERGLUND, JAY,
144.20, TRAVEL/MATH TEACHER¹S CONF; BMS, INC., 147.05, AG/IRON, ELECTRODES,
BRODHEAD GARRETT, 14.84, AG/DRILL BIT; CAPITAL SPORTS, 19.98, AD/2 BB NETS;
CENTRAL DISTRIBUTION, 1,157.55, CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES; COACH AND ATHLETIC
DIRECTOR, 15.90, AD/2YR SUBSCR; CONNECTING POINT, 550.00, REPAIR PROMETHIAN
BOARD; DAKOTA FARM & RANCH SUPPLY, 116.86, ELEM/HS/AG SUPPLIES; ELITE
BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC., 380.38, SAVIN COPIER/PRINTER COPIES/SUPPLIES;
G¹BURG SCHOOL/DISTRICT REFUND, 2,328.11, LEE JOHNSON, 145.50, BB
DOUBLEHEADER OFFICIAL/MILEAGE, DAVE TATE, 90.00, BB DOUBLEHEADER OFFICIAL,
TODD PALMER, 134.40, BB DOUBLEHEADER/MILEAGE, ERIC WORTH, 52.50, AG ETCHING
WORK, STEVEN SENYAK, 65.00, AG ETCHING WORK, COLE GEDITZ, 22.50, AG ETCHING
WORK, PEPSI, 9.75, FISCAL CHARGE,
MARY QUIETT, 161.95, REIMB LIB SUPPLIES, JAMIE CRONIN, 50.00, VBALL COACHES
CLINIC REG., BO BECK, 136.06, GBB OFFICIAL/MILEAGE, DARIN VETCH, 85.00, GBB
OFFICIAL, KEITH SCOTT, 35.00, REIMB. MICROFIX BILL, WENDY SMITH, 15.86,
REIMB 2 PLANNERS, LOUIS YOUNG, 114.40, GBB OFFICIAL/MILEAGE, QUINT GARNOS,
104.04, GBB OFFICIAL/MILEAGE, BRET SATHER, 70.00, GBB OFFICIAL,
DAKOTA SUPPLY, 7.45, AG SUPPLIES, BRENT MARESKA, 161.22, BBB
OFFICIAL/MILEAGE, BRYAN ZAHN, 85.00, BBB OFFICIAL, HARDING CO HIGH SCHOOL,
153.51, SHARE OF LOSS DISTRICT WRESTLING, ASCA, 325.00, NATIONAL SCHOOL
COUNSELOR WKSHP REGIST, POST OFFICE, 132.00, POSTAGE, SELBY AREA SCHOOL,
171.97, SHARE OF 1-ACT PLAY REGION COSTS;
HANSEN PLUMBING, INC, 215.93, HANDICAP SIGN/SNOW REMOVAL; HEARTLAND WASTE
MANAGEMENT INC, 240.00, FEB GARBAGE SERVICE; HOLIDAY INN, 2,262.42,
LODGING/STATE WRESTLING; HUMAN SERVICE AGENCY, 593.40, OLWEUS TRAINING
TRAVEL COSTS; INTELLIPREP, 406.42, AG REF BOOKS/MEAT DEST REF;
JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL, 359.50, TIRES/MOUNT/ROTATE MINIBUS; JOSTENS OF SOUTH
DAKOTA, 104.77, GRAD HONOR CORDS/MEDALS; LAMB MOTOR CO., INC., 1,252.58,
SCHOOL VEHICLE SVC/RPRS; LANGER¹S FAMILY FOODS, 96.90, FACS GROCERIES/JHSS
SUPPLIES; LARSON, DAVID, 40.00, TRAVEL/REGION BBB;
LEC INC – LOGAN ELECTRIC, 1,590.23, RPLCE CELL RCVR/BULBS, CAPACITOR FB FD;
MARCO, INC., 90.66, FISCAL COPIES; MIDWAY PARTS INC, 61.47, CUST PARTS;
PETTY CASH, 68.20, POSTAGE; POTTER COUNTY NEWS, 164.76, FISCAL
PRINTING/ADVERTISING; RAMKOTA HOTEL, 46.50, COMMON CORE TRAINING/LODGING;
SANFORD HEALTH PLAN, 51.00, HEALTH INS ADMIN FEE; SCHLACHTER LUMBER, 119.45,
CUST MATERIALS; SCHOOL SPECIALTY INC, 44.74, SCHOOL OFC SUPPLIES; SDHSAA,
560.00, SPORTS PARTICIP FEES/DRAMA PENALTY; SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN COMPANY,
257.47, FEB SERVICES; TAYLOR MUSIC, 10.00, BAND/FOLIO WINDOWS;
THE BURG¹S GAS & ETC., INC., 108.11, SCHOOL VEHICLE GAS; TIPPERARY LODGE
MOTEL, 340.00, LODGING DISTRICT WR; TRAINING ROOM INC, 792.21, AD SUPPLIES;
TRUE VALUE HARDWARE, 11.77, CUST SUPPLIES; VILAS PHARMACY, 281.87,
CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND
CHS CREDIT CARD, $37.13, SCHOOL VEHICLE GAS; MDU, 7,377.73,
ELECTRICITY/NATURAL GAS; WRIGHT EXPRESS FLEET SVCS, 134.10, SCHOOL VEHICLE
GAS; APEX TECHNOLOGIES SOLUTIONS, 10,425.26, NEW SERVER/SWITCHES/PARTS; CITY
OF GETTYSBURG, 354.00, WATER; ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES, 133.44, SCHOOL
VEHICLE GAS; ELITE BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC., 240.58, COPIER LEASE PRINTER RENT;
G¹BURG SCHOOL/DISTRICT REFUND, 176.90, MARY QUIETT, 77.90, REIMB LIBRARY
BOOKS, MICHAEL SCHLACHTER, 99.00, REIMB VEHICLE GAS;
J & B¹S QUICKSTOP, 2,118.18, SCHOOL VEHICLE GAS/DIESEL; THE BURG¹S GAS &
ETC., INC., 222.31, SCHOOL VEHICLE GAS.
SPECIAL EDUCATION FUND
VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS, $.72, COMMUNICATIONS; GETTYSBURG MEDICAL CENTER,
1,312.50, PT/OT SERVICES; HAWTHORNE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, 105.00,
SPED/BEHAVIOR MATERIALS; NORTHERN PLAINS PSYCHOLOGICAL, 166.00,
PSYCHOLOGICAL SVCS; SCHOOL SPECIALTY INC, 15.36, SPED PLANNER; SD DEPT. OF
EDUCATION, 11,023.00, MAINT OF EFFORT PMT 10-11; VILAS PHARMACY, 23.76, SPED
CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND/QSCB
BSN SPORTS/SPORT SUPPLY, $2,566.96, LOCKER RM BENCHES/BACKBOARD PADDING;
RESILITE SPORTS PRODUCTS INC, 875.08, ADD¹L WALL MATS FOR GYM.
FOOD SERVICE FUND
AUNTIE KAKE¹S, $285.60, BREAD/BUNS; CASS-CLAY CREAMERY, INC., 1,032.15,
DAIRY PRODUCTS; CHILD & ADULT NUTRITION SERVIC, 132.00, PURCHASED FOOD;
CWD/HRS, 4,850.68, PURCHASED FOOD/SUPPLIES; HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT INC,
120.00, GARBAGE SERVICE; LANGER¹S FAMILY FOODS, 45.26, PURCHASED FOOD;
McLEOD¹S PRINTING & OFFICE SUP, 17.74, INVENTORY CARDS; SERVALL
UNIFORM/LINEN COMPANY, 82.57, FEB SERVICES; VILAS PHARMACY, 4.33, PURCHASED
GENERAL FUND, $123,228.02, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT; SPED FUND, 16,074.72,
SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT; FOOD SERVICE, 3,757.33, SALARIES/INS/RETIREMENT.
Motion by Cronin, second by Schatz to approve GTA as the bargaining unit for
negotiations. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Mr. Bill Lehman and FFA officers presented their annual report along with a
shop demonstration. Motion by Cronin, second by Kellogg to accept $180.00
for the rent of the test plot from the FFA. All present voted aye. Motion
Mr. Doherty reported on the high school building committee progress and
stated that some committee members would be traveling to look at other new
Mr. Jay Berglund discussed AP Math and reported on GPA weighting options
with AP courses.
Mrs. Wendy Smith reported on upcoming activities. She reported that is the
20th year for the History Day Contest. The Seniors will leave on their
senior trip to Chicago at the end of the month with Keith and Marilyn Scott
and Bethany Blegen as the chaperones. There will be a benefit for Allison
Fairbanks on April 2. The PC Battlers proposed mascot was shown.
Mr. Doherty gave a Legislative report. He discussed funding for next year,
the education bill, background checks and student transfers. He reported
that the fire alarm pull stations are fixed. He discussed the inservice on
March 9th and reported that a new server, hardware and switches were
purchased and will be installed this summer.
Business Manager Everson reported that there will be no school board
election in April as Tom Fairbanks and Kimberly Schweiss have filed
petitions for the 2 open school board positions. Their terms will begin on
Motion by Cronin, second by Lake to accept the resignations of Ellen Logan,
Assistant GBB coach and Dixie Marlette, Band Teacher. All present voted aye.
Motion by Cronin, second by Schatz to adjourn to Executive Session for
Negotiations at 8:45 PM. All present voted aye. Motion carried. Board
President Schmidt declared the Board out of Executive Session at 9:33 PM.
Motion by Kellogg, second by Geditz to adjourn to Executive Session for
Negotiations at 10:15 PM. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Board President Schmidt declared the Board out of Executive Session at 10:21
A special meeting will be held on March 22 at 7:00 PM to discuss
Motion by Geditz, second by Cronin to approve the calendar for the 2012-13
school year. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Cronin, second by Schatz to give the classified employees a $0.35
per hour raise for the 2012-13 school year, along with a bonus for fiscal
year 2012 from the one-time money received from the State in the amount of
$400. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Lake, second by Cronin to adjourn to Executive Session for
Negotiations at 10:55 PM. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
Board President Schmidt declared the Board out of Executive Session at 11:05
Motion by Lake, second by Schatz to give Superintendent Brian Doherty,
Principal Wendy Smith, and Business Manager Barb Everson a 3% raise for the
2012-13 school year along with a bonus for fiscal year 2012 from the
one-time money received from the State in the amount of $400. All present
voted aye. Motion carried.
Motion by Geditz, second by Kellogg to adjourn the meeting. All present
voted aye. Motion carried.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:10 PM.
M. Kay Schmidt, Board President
Barbara Everson, Business Manager
Published once at the total approximate cost of $223.92